Thursday – Sunday – Richmond Greek Festival – Opa! It’s the Richmond Greek Festival where Richmonders go Greek for four days under white tents, enjoy Greek dishes and traditional music and dancing. New this year: a “meze booth” with shrimp, calamari, zucchini fries and lamb chops. The wine and beer booth will offer white, red, rosé and Retsina wines, plus Mythos beer. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sunday at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Free; pay as you go.

Starts Thursday – Richmond Shakespeare Festival kicks off – The Richmond Shakespeare Festival starts its 20th-anniversary season with the romantic classic “Romeo and Juliet,” fresh off a well-received run earlier this year at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. It’s the classic story of a doomed love affair in a beyond-romantic setting. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the grounds before the show. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sunday through June 24 at Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Road. $15-$35. (804) 340-0115.

Sunday – Broad Appétit – Foodies, this Sunday is your day! Broad Appétit is bringing a “smorgasboard to the streets,” with more than 70 of Richmond’s best restaurants serving up signature small plates for $3, with many offering combo plates for $5. Here are just a few of the participating restaurants: Comfort, Maple and Pine, Metzger Bar and Butchery, Rappahannock Restaurant, Saison, Tarrant’s, Tia Pablo, Lehja and many more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at West Broad Street between Henry and Adams.

Sunday – Live Art Sparc: Jason Mraz – Jason Mraz returns to Richmond for the star-studded LIVE ART: LOVE stage event, featuring performances from Richmond’s SPARC students, along with a jam-packed list of stars, including Josh Groban, Sara Bareilles, Michael McDonald, Rayvon Owen, Desirée Roots, Susan Greenbaum, and many more. 4 p.m. at Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St. Sold out.

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